Kalamazoo Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Guitar makers have advertised in music magazines such as Down Beat, Guitar Player and very many more. Some manufacturers advertised widely (Guild, Gibson, Fender) but many more didn't and adverts are few and far between. Here are some of my favourite ads out of the ones i've seen. You can browse through all the images from the category links above, or by manufacturer from the links below.

AMPS
Ampeg, Leslie, Marshall, Orange, Peavey, Sunn
GUITARS
Epiphone, Fender, G&L, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hagstrom, Harmony, Martin, Music Man, Rickenbacker, Vox

1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman

Vintage Kalamazoo guitars for sale

VINTAGE 1960'S KALAMAZOO USA ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR PICKGUARD

PLANO, TEXAS, 75025, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $199

PICKUP CUTOUT MEASURES 2-5 / 8" X 2 " . PICKUP SCREW HOLE SPACING: 3' X 1-1 / 2 " . THANKS FOR LOOKING! BR 6 / 19 / 19 KXAZ19 FH TOP SHELF... more

1965 Epiphone Olympic Made In Kalamazoo Gibson

MANCHESTER, M204YE, UNITED KINGDOM

£950

Reluctantly selling my 1965 Epiphone Olympic. All original apart from the nut which has been replaced. Original is still in the case. Plays and sounds great In great player grade condition. Comes with original case which has seen some action but still closes. Any questions please ask. Cash on collection only.... more

 Gibson ES-335 Pro, vintage 1980 manufactured in Kalamazoo Mi. Dot inlays,  

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO, 44221, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2995

Gibson ES-335 Pro, vintage 1980 manufactured in Kalamazoo Mi. Gibson ES-335 Pro, vintage 1980 manufactured in Kalamazoo Mi. Double cutaway, semi-hollow body, arched maple top and back, and maple sides, 2 unbound "F" holes, 22 fret bound rosewood fingerboard with DOT inlays. Tuno-o-matic bridge, stop tailpiece, raised black pickguard, and 2 exposed Humbucker pickups. 4 speed knobs, (2 volume, 2 tone) and a 3 way pickup switch in antique sunburst finish. All original with no modifications. My ... more

KALAMAZOO KG-1A Vintage ELECTRIC GUITAR Gibson USA Working Rare 1968

GROSSE POINTE, MICHIGAN, 48236, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$299

This uncommon Gibson electric style made at their Kalamaoo factory in the late 60s and was part of their short Kalamazoo electric line. I believe the year is 1968. The guitar has some moderate wear but the electrics work perfectly, it keeps a tune and there is no buzzing on the neck. The bridge has possibly been upgraded and the body has been repainted black. The paint has some chips. Unsure if the pickup is original but is a rare Gibson branded single coil pickup.... more

Kalamazoo Oriole Vintage Lap Steel

TULSA, OKLAHOMA, 74115, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$599

Kalamazoo Oriole Vintage Lap Steel. Strong output, volume knob works, tone knob does not. Shipped with FedEx Ground or FedEx Home Delivery.... more

Vintage Circa 1930's Kalamazoo KG-11 Acoustic Guitar Gibson Factory Made w / Case

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1499

Vintage original 1930's Gibson Kalamazoo KG-11. Kalamazoo was made by Gibson in the Gibson factory. Plays and sounds real nice. Just had a neck set so it's playing great. Killer little vintage acoustic for a fraction of the price of other vintage Gibsons. Has some repaired cracks they are all professionally repaired. Comes with a soft case. A killer little vintage guitar from the golden age! Guitar is exactly as pictured. Buyer pays $65 shipping in the USA, $125 to Hawaii or Alaska, $250 ... more

Vintage 1959 Epiphone Sheraton Hardshell Case 1958 Casino Kalamazoo Thinline 60

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 60618, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$795

Vintage Correct Parts is proud to offer, for your consideration, A completely original and fantastic Vintage 1958 - 1959 Epiphone Sheraton Hardshell Case These late 50's Tweed Sheraton cases are SUPER rare. The only one we've ever had for sale, so don't miss out. This case is 100% original and one of the nicer one's we've ever seen. Blue Lined interior. Exterior is in fine shape with some fraying on the lower butt area All original latches function fine Original leather handle is in perfect ... more

Vintage Kalamazoo Model 2 Guitar Amp Tube Amplifier Wood Grain w / Tremelo

BURTON, MICHIGAN, 48509, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $467

You are buying an awesome Kalamazoo wood grain model 2 Tube Amp. The amp works great! Literally, have been playing this with a 1937 Rickenbacher lap steel that I have listed on auction and they both sound phenomenal. Some body wear that you can see in the photos and a little dusty. Serial Number: 53570 I ship fast and I respond to questions!Shipping is set to calculated on this item. Choose between FedEx and priority mail. Feel free to send me an email with any questions you may have and thank ... more

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